Painting, sculpture, and similar forms of artistic expression.
Submitted by Zabava on Mon, 2005-11-07 10:52
For two weeks in the State Hermitage Museum, Russia, every visitor will have a chance to enjoy the scents of the flowers and fruits that are depicted on Caravaggio’s famous painting “The Lute-Player
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-11-06 09:51
The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts at the New York Public Library, a new exhibit, is the first in the library's history to showcase the organization's massive holdings of medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-11-03 17:59
According to amateur scholar Joan Helm on the radio program The Science Show, King Arthur and the Camelot legends are just crammed full of hidden meanings and subtle messages.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-31 10:53
Two films, an opera and an off-Broadway play are enough to jump start the popularity of Anglo-Saxon classic.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-10-28 15:47
The Fra Angelico exhibit will be on display in the Robert Lehman Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 29.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-10-26 12:00
Now known as "The Palace of Wonders," the new galleries of Renaissance and Baroque art at the Walters Museum of Art, in Baltimore, Maryland, are now open.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-23 12:11
Aleksei Khetagurov, chief of icon restoration for the State Historical Museum in Moscow, hopes to reveal the face of history - literally - as he cleans dark patina from the surfaces of centuries-old icons.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-22 13:24
A pair of previously unseen paintings by Leonardo da Vinci are on display at Ancona's Mole Vanvitelliana Museum. The works were once believed to have been painted by one of the master's pupils.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-10-21 19:41
Alida Becker of the New York Times Book Review looks at Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England, a book by Alison Weir.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-17 14:57
It appears that everyone but William Shakespeare wrote the playwright's work. The new candidate was an Elizabethan diplomat named Sir Henry Neville.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-10-05 10:06
"Titian and the Commander: A Renaissance Artist and His Patron" will be on display at the Getty, in Los Angeles, through February 5.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-02 18:01
Da Vinci wasn't alone. Now Shakespeare appears to have a "code", according to a new book Shadowplay by Clare Asquith.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-29 21:05
Fans of the Asterix comic book series will be glad to know that the first book in four years will be released in October 2005. The Sky Falls On His Head is the 33rd book in the series, which features the escapades of the Gallic warrior with the yellow moustache.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-09-28 17:23
"RUSSIA!" is on display at the Guggenheim Museum through January 11.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-09-24 21:23
Chick-Fil-A™, a North American fast-food chain, has produced a promotional calendar with scenes depicting cows in historical—and heroic—poses.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-23 22:57
Israeli authorities have abandoned plans to remove a 6th century Byzantine mosaic from the Gaza Strip.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2005-09-20 11:26
"Monumental Sculpture from Renaissance Florence: Ghiberti, Nanni di Banco, and Verrochio at Orsanmichele" will be on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, through December 31.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-09-19 19:35
"Secular and Sacred: Scholars, Deities, and Immortals in Chinese Art" is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 8.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-09-18 10:02
Engineers from Beijing University were called upon to construct a special display case for one of China's most famous paintings: a 16+-foot-long silk masterpiece dating to the 12th century.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-09-12 11:46
"If someone says that he’s planning to kill you, believe him."..."Avoid situations where the obvious rhyme-word is 'maidenhead.'" So warns Jim Macdonald in these helpful tips, gleaned from English folk music, that can help you stay alive, healthy, wealthy, and not deflowered.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-09-07 18:50
Mlaf reports on a new song inspired by the valor of the people of Gleann Abhann in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-30 14:42
On the Cranky Professor blog, Michael Thinkler invites ancient and medieval historians to share information on their latest research projects and ideas.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-30 10:53
No more apologies for that philsophy degree! Harvard historian Warren Goldstein discusses the importance of a liberal arts education.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-08-29 10:30
The Shire of Ad Flumen Caerulum invites all the people of our fair kingdom and of all other regions of the known world to come to the "AFC - Arts & Science Expedition I". Visit some of the most famous Museums of Vienna. Come to the Treasury, the Picture Gallery of the KHM (http://www.khm.at/homeE3.html) and see the special exhibition "One Man's Meat ...Eating and Drinking in the Middle Ages" (http://www.wienmuseum.at/english/frameset.asp). There will also be some merrymaking in the evening with gambling, a bardic circle and A&S Classes.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-08-15 16:15
Engineers from the University of Liverpool in England have created a reproduction of an ancient Iraqi harp, the Lyre if Ur.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-10 13:15
New York Times reporter Holland Cotter reviews the exhibit "Hope and Healing: Painting in Italy in a Time of Plague, 1500-1800," which is on display at the Worcester (Mass.) Art Museum through September 25, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-06 17:35
Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend, a traveling exhibition co-sponsored by the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities, will by touring the United States between October 2003 and March 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-06 10:10
The Gardens of Ninfa, once thought to be one of the most beautiful in Italy, are being restored, thanks to the efforts of three generations of women.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-05 13:24
Mael Patraic (Patrick O'Donnell), author of The Knights Next Door: Everyday People Living Middle Ages Dreams, will be attending this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-05 12:13
Justinian, of the Kingdom of Ealdormere, has announced that there will be a "Omigoditsverysilly" Bardic around the Fools Rest Fire on Sunday, August 14 at Pennsic 34.